For many Nigerians who are lovers of popular talent hunt, Nigerian Idol, Francis Atela is not a new name, in fact, his story can be likened to that of an individual who doesn’t give up easily.
Before he participated in the Nigeria Idol that brought him to the limelight, Francis Atela had auditioned for the show in the past, but he was not successful.
This article is focused on everything you need to know about this relentless singer; continue reading to get more details about him.
He emerged the first runner up of the Nigerian Idol while Kingdom Kroseide was declared winner.
Full Name Francis Atela
Instagram Name Itsatela
Date of Birth November 26, 1994
Age 26 Years Old
State Benue State
Frances Atela’s Biography
He was born on the 26th of November 1994 in Jos, Plateau state and would be 27 in December. The singer comes from a family of seven.
He is currently based in Abuja.
He had his primary and secondary school education in Jos, Plateau State.
Francis, after his secondary school education, gained admission to the University of Jos Unijos.
Like most Nigerian singers, Francis started singing at about 11 years old, using the church choir as his starting point. However, he began professionally four years ago when he signed to a small music label.
He has released a number of songs, and some of them are; Dreams, Jankara Market, Home, Ojuju Calabar, among others.
He got to know about Nigerian Idol via social media with the hope of showcasing his authentic self to the world. Before making it to Nigerian idol in 2021, he had auditioned for the show twice in 2011 and 2015.
Currently, he’s part of the top five finalists in the 6th edition of the 2021 Nigerian Idol.
Apart from music, Francis Atela is a businessman focused on agriculture as he revealed he would invest his money into Agric if he had emerged winner in the Nigerian Idol.
Francis Atela’s girlfriend
There are no details about his girlfriend at the moment.
His net worth would have been valued at around #50,000,000 if he had emerged the winner of the Nigerian Idol.
Videos from the candlelight procession held for late sensational singer, Sound Sultan in Lagos has surfaced on social media.
KFN recalls the sudden death of Sound Sultan during the early hours of Sunday, July 11, at the age of 44, following his battle with Angioimmunoblastic T- Cell Lymphoma.
Friends, families and colleagues of the singer decided to hold a candlelight procession for him in Lagos.
In the videos, lots of people were seen wearing black t-shirts with the late singer's face on them. They also held candles and waved balloons in the singer's honour.
Watch the video below;
Ex popular reality TV star Ikechukwu Onyema has taken to social media to celebrate his birthday as he clocks 29.
Shedding tears of joy, Ike said God acknowledges that he deserved to celebrate his life and be celebrated on this day.
The BBNaija star was all shades of drip when he took to his Instagram page to upload cute photos of him putting on a pink jacket on a black turtle neck top and trousers.
According to Ike, his first moment of celebration came with tears of joy and the need to thank his creator for a happy birthday.
Today I cried tears of joy 😢
Nigerians have reacted to the viral video of residents dragging leftover cow meat at Obi Cubana's party.
KFN recalls that Obi Cubana, over the weekend, got the social media buzzing with video of his mother’s lavish burial at Oba, Anambra State, which had in attendance many Nigerian celebrities with Naira notes and dollars flooding the event.
According to reports, the billionaire got over 300 cows and over N88M was spent on drinks for his mother’s burial ceremony.
In a video that surfaced on social media a few days after the party, residents of Anambra were seen fighting and dragging the remains for the cow meat.
Watch the video below;